Carrot For a Changeby Bonnie
Bonnie joins us as a designer from ARGUS in Boston.
We all get comfortable with our lives, our jobs, our friends. We know what we like, and we know what we don't. We get to a point where we feel established, accepted, and successful. And because of this, change is scary. I reached this point in my life two months ago. I lived in Boston, had five years of work experience under my belt, established a network of friends and business associates, and enjoyed my free time. But deep down I felt like there was something bigger I wanted to be a part of that Boston could no longer offer. So I took a leap of faith, and applied to all the top interactive agencies throughout New York City. I went to bed that night with many unanswered questions. I would be leaving everything I had worked so hard for — everything I had established since graduating college. Was I making a mistake? That night I decided that one thing was clear — I needed to land my dream job and then everything else would fall into place. And then I found Carrot.
With my iphone GPS in one hand and my laptop in the other, I navigated my way to Carrot for an interview. Two hours later, I left speechless. The energy, excitement and ambition hits you right in the face the moment you walk in. It's very obvious at first glance, that the people at Carrot absolutely love what they do and who they work with, and it shows in the work they produce. Needless to say, I will never ever forget the night I received my job offer. After hanging up the phone I was jumping up and down in celebration, while also balling my eyes out. My life was about to change — I would be packing up my life and moving to New York City. I had landed my dream job.
I've only been here for 2 weeks, but I can already tell you a couple of things; I now understand why New York City is the best city in the entire universe, the people at Carrot are some of the most talented people I have ever worked with, and change is good. I was told that Carrot Creative will one day change the world, and I already see it happening. I can't wait to finally be a part of something bigger.